Aggregating food related news worthy of digest.
Chef and food system activist Michele Knaus shows how to make a Red Flanel Hash with Corned Beef using a variety of leftover ingredients in the refrigerator. Check out the Red Flannel Hash recipe here.
Clark Haass is bent on world domination, but not in the evil-overlord-bwa-ha-ha sense. He wants to bring the world to the table over a heaping plate of hash.
Clark Haass, author of “Hashcapades: The Art of the Perfect Hash Adventure,” talks about the ubiquitous nature of hash, and how it’s found in many other cultures, each with their own characteristic versions of it.
Veteran cookbook author Diane Morgan, whose recently released book, Roots, shares her excitement about all things roots. In this week’s Kitchen episode, Morgan demonstrates how to make two rutabaga-centric dishes: Micro-brewed Rutabagas and Sour Cream Mashed Rutabags with Fresh Dill. Both perfect for these late winter months.
There are many cold weather vegetables available at the market…cauliflower, brussel sprouts, carrots, beets, celeriac root, and kale to name a few. But who is growing these in the winter months? Are they available locally? Meet Tom DeNoble, of DeNoble’s Farm Fresh Produce. After 9/11, the flower business tanked, so DeNoble turned to farming produce, and over the years, because of the quality of his products, has built up a loyal following of customers.
In the winter, many vegetables taste sweeter, find out which ones, and why.
The Weekly Roundup
- Canola Controversy: Write Right Now (GoodStuffNW)
- The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food (New York Times)
- HOMEGROWN Life: I Love My Life . . . No, Really (Homegroewn.org)
- Hate Grapefruit? Try Broiling It -YouTube video – (CHOW)
- Green Gold (Documentary by John D. Liu) (YouTube video)
- The 10 Best Non-Cookbook Food Books of 2012-slideshow (Serious Eats)
- Food issues polarizing America (Public Policy Polling) A moment in time slice of middle America on the subject of food-The food movement has a long way to go…
- An Iowa Farmer’s Quest for No Ordinary Pig (New York Times)
- 3 ways to improve soil for spring (SFGate)